Portland Restaurants

Breakfast & brunch 


2508 SE Clinton, 503-736-3333
Swedish-inspired brunch; savory and sweet. $$

Fat Albert’s

6668 SE Milwaukie, 503-872-9822
Popular spot in a small space; opens early. $


1101 SE Division, 503-445-9777
Cheery American cafe known for its cornedbeef hash.

Jam on Hawthorne

2239 SE Hawthorne, 503-234-4790
Breakfast until 3 p.m., scrambles & hashbrown plates, and fantastic Bloody Marys; vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free friendly. $


1742 SE 12th, 503-235-5474
Delicious scrambles with local, organic ingredients. $

J&M Café

537 SE Ash, 503-230-0463
Enjoy great atmosphere and good food for breakfast or lunch. $

Pine State Biscuits

1100 SE Division St #100, 503-477-6605
Best biscuits in Portland for a grab-and-go breakfast or lunch. $


5222 SE 52nd, 503-774-1020
Breakfast prepared with fresh, local, and natural ingredients. $$


Soups, sandwiches, salads & more

Bread & Ink Café

3610 SE Hawthorne, 503-239-4756
A variety of entrees, wonderful bread, and Sunday Yiddish brunch. $$

Bunk Sandwiches

621 SE Morrison, 503-328-2865
Meaty signature sandwiches and nosh. $$

Dots Café

2521 SE Clinton, 503-235-0203
An array of food styles, great burgers, a pool table, and eclectic décor. $

Kenny & Zuke’s Delicatessen

1038 SW Harvey Milk St, 503-222-3354
A real deli with fabulous pastrami and an extensive soda list. $

Kornblatt’s Delicatessen & Bagel Bakery

628 NW 23rd, 503-242-0055
Jewish bakery with a traditional deli. $

Little Big Burger

3810 SE Division St, 503-841-6456
Just burgers and fries. Affordable, fast, and kidfriendly. $

Otto’s Sausage Kitchen & Meat Market

4138 SE Woodstock, 503-771-6714
Wide selection of meats, cheeses, and deli fare. $–$$

La Moule

2500 SE Clinton, 503-808-9999
Retro brasserie featuring creative mussel dishes and other Belgian staples. $$

St. Honoré Boulangerie

3333 SE Division, 971-279-4433
Handcrafted, authentic French bread, pastries, and an array of savories. $–$$

Woodstock Wine & Deli

4030 SE Woodstock, 503-777-2208
Sandwiches, wine, imported beer, and cheese; weekend barbecue special. $–$$



Blossoming Lotus

1713 NE 15th, 503-228-0048
Vegan food that even non-vegans love. $


3632 SE Hawthorne, 971-225-0138
Legendary vegan scrambles and fantastic smoothies. $$

Paradox Café

3439 SE Belmont, 503-232-7508
Vegan and vegetarian options; breakfast served all day. $

Vege Thai

3272 SE Hawthorne, 503-234-2171
Thai vegetarian menu featuring faux meat. $



Le Happy

1011 NW 16th, 503-226-1258
Savory and sweet crêpes in an atmosphere of kitsch elegance. $–$$

Le Pigeon

738 E Burnside, 503-546-8796
Pigeon, rabbit, and foie gras, for the adventurous meat-lover. $$$

Petite Provence

4834 SE Division, 503-233-1121
Parisian-style bakery and café; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. $–$$



Bollywood Theater

3010 SE Division, 503-477-6699
Indian street food with large outdoor seating. $$

India House

1038 SW Morrison, 503-274-1017
Some of the best Indian food in the city. $$



À Cena

7742 SE 13th, 503-232-6151
Classic pasta dishes; many vegetarian options.

Ava Gene’s

3377 SE Division, 971-229-0571
Roman-inspired food and Portland Monthly’s restaurant of the year. $$$


8051 SE 13th, 503-233-4613
Neighborhood Italian restaurant serving hearty food. $$–$$$


1401 SE Morrison, 503-234-2427
Wood-fired pizza, legendary pasta, and radicchio salad. $$–$$$

3 Doors Down Café

1429 SE 37th, 503-236-6886
Italian-influenced seasonal menu. $$–$$$


Mexican and Latin American

La Taq

1625 NE Killingsworth, 971-888-5687
Mex-Tex with a cocktail focus. $$


Nuestra Cocina

2135 SE Division, 503-232-2135
Flavors from Oaxaca, Yucatan, Vera Cruz. $$

Taqueria Los Gorditos

1212 SE Division St, 503-445-6289
Massive burritos, and traditional or vegan tacos. $


3715 SE Division, 503-548-6343
Regional Mexican food in an elegant setting. $$$



Apizza Scholls

4741 SE Hawthorne, 503-233-1286
Some of Portland’s best pizza. $$

Ken’s Artisan Pizza

304 SE 28th, 503-517-9951
Hand-tossed, wood-fired pizza. $–$$


1630 SE Bybee, 503-736-0174
Gourmet pizza and salads. $–$$

Sizzle Pie

624 E Burnside St, 503-234-7437
Hip pizzeria with vegan options; open late.


Mediterranean and African


223 SW Harvey Milk St, 503-274-0010
Wonderful Lebanese mezza dishes and roasted meats. $$

Hoda’s Middle Eastern Cuisine

3401 SE Belmont, 503-236-8325
Simple atmosphere and a fresh, solid menu. $

Mediterranean Exploration Company

333 NW 13th Ave, 503-222-0906
Upscale, innovative Mediterranean in an industrial-chic setting. $$–$$$


Nicholas Restaurant

1109 SE Madison St, 503-235-5123
Lebanese food at a great price; small plates excellent for sharing. $

Queen of Sheba

2413 NE Martin Luther King Jr., 503-287-6302
Portland’s best Ethiopian food. $


Inspired by the Pacific Northwest


1752 SE Hawthorne, 503-231-7373
Superb blend of French, Italian, and regional cuisines, with fresh ingredients. $$$

The Heathman

1001 SW Broadway, 503-241-4100
Superb combination of French and regional cuisines. $$$


1239 SW Broadway, 503-222-9070
Fresh, local ingredients in an intelligent seasonal menu. $$$


Jake’s Famous Crawfish

401 SW 12th, 503-226-1419
A local favorite established in 1892. Reserve ahead! $$$


Papa Haydn East

5829 SE Milwaukie, 503-232-9440
Seasonal and creative menu with fabulous desserts. $$

Southpark Seafood Grill & Wine Bar

901 SW Salmon, 503-326-1300
Mediterranean fish and seafood with regional touches. $$$


Woodsman Tavern

4537 SE Division, 971- 373-8264
American fare made with rustic care and handcrafted cocktails. $$$


Pan Asian

Bamboo Sushi

310 SE 28th, 503-232-5255
The world’s first sustainable sushi restaurant. $$$ 


5714 SE Powell, 503-771-4648
An array of Japanese dishes; enjoy the sushi bar! $–$$


406 SW 13th, 503-221-6278
Inventive Japanese cuisine, artfully prepared and presented. Daily Kampai Hour, 4–6 p.m. $$

Noho’s Hawaiian Café

4627 NE Fremont, 503-445-6646
Huge portions of Hawaiian meat or vegetarian noodle dishes. $$


4310 SE Woodstock, 503- 477-7425.
Tasty Pan Asian food offering an assortment of dishes including gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan options. $–$$


6 SE 28th, 503-360-1453.
Thai comfort food. $$

Saburo’s Sushi House

1667 SE Bybee, 503-236-4237
A popular spot for sushi; expect a long line for some huge nigiri. $



Thai Lahnna

7937 SE 13th, 503-230-0422
Authentic Thai menu. $$$



Delta Café

4607 SE Woodstock, 503-771-3101
Funky atmosphere and fabulous fritters and Southern fare. $–$$

Podnahs Pit Barbecue

1625 NE Killingsworth, 503-281-3700
Texas style barbecue done right. $$–$$$

Reverend’s BBQ

7712 SE 13th, 503-327-8755
Neighborhood barbecue for Portland foodies. $$

Screen Door

2337 E Burnside, 503-542-0880
Buttermilk-fried chicken, oyster po’boys, and more. $$



Coffee and Dessert

Blue Star Donuts

3549 SE Hawthorne, 503-265-8410
Top quality donuts that are worth the lines. $

Case Study Coffee

802 SW 10th Ave, 503-477-8221
Downtown contemporary cafe with seasonal coffees and baked goods.


1300 SE Grand, 503-894-8134
Coffee that gives Stumptown a run for its money; housed in an old warehouse. $

Crema Bakery & Café

2728 SE Ankeny, 503-234-0206
Espresso, coffee, baked goods, and wi-fi. $

Woodstock Cafe

4103 SE Woodstock, 503-774-0577
Local espresso, NY-style bagels, and gluten-free pastries. $

The Pied Cow Coffeehouse

3244 SE Belmont, 503-230-4866
One of the grooviest coffeehouses with nice backyard seating. $

Rimsky-Korsakoffee House

707 SE 12th, 503-232-2640
Music and whimsy create a setting for desserts; open evenings. $

Salt and Straw

3345 SE Division, 503-208-2054
Olive oil-infused ice cream really can be that good. $

Staccato Gelato

232 NE 28th, 503-231-7100
Italian gelato, beverages, and donuts on weekends. $

Stumptown Coffee Roasters

4525 SE Division and other locations, 503-230-7797
Possibly the Holy Grail in the crusade for the perfect cup. $

Tea Chai Te

7983 SE 13th, 503-432-8747
More than one hundred varieties of tea, served inside a building made from a boxcar. $

The Tao of Tea

3430 SE Belmont, 503-736-0119
Light meals, snacks, and more than 180 different teas. $

Water Avenue Coffee

1029 SE Water, 503-808-7083
Bourbon and pinot-barrel aged coffee just a few blocks from OMSI. $